Global Lead - Warehouse Operational Processes

Belgium, Bornem
Switzerland, Basel
United Kingdom, Slough
United States, Portsmouth (New Hampshire)

Today Lonza is a global leader in life sciences. We are more than 15,000 employees in more than 100 locations around the world. While we work in science, there’s no magic formula to how we do it. Our greatest scientific solution is talented people working together, devising ideas that help businesses to help people. In exchange, we let our people own their careers. Their ideas, big and small, genuinely improve the world. And that’s the kind of work we want to be part of.

As part of an ongoing commitment to drive excellence in all functions, Lonza has an active program to strengthen all aspects of its Supply Chain function. As part of this, a new Centre of Excellence will be formed to develop a comprehensive program to ensure its physical Supply Chain and Logistics activities develop to support the current and future business requirements of all divisions.

Key responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the development and deployment of Global Standard processes relating to all warehousing operations across all Lonza divisions

  • Establish a suite of standardized KPIs and operational measures to oversee effectiveness of warehouse operational performance

  • Establish Warehouse Operational process governance structure and drive this in the role of global process owner

Key requirements:

  • Lead design of global template solution for Warehouse operational processes

  • Develop standardized set of policies and procedures to be deployed across Lonza

  • Develop process development program including As-Is assessment and improvement plan based on business priorities

  • Co-ordinate the configuration and localization of the global standard processes suitable for application in all BUs and sites

  • Establish set of KPIs and operational measures to objectively monitor warehouse effectiveness

  • Develop and deliver the training of local teams in all Warehouse operational related processes including the development of Warehouse Operations modules and materials to form core part of Supply Chain Academy

  • Ongoing responsibility for the development and maintenance of the Warehouse Operations community fostering knowledge and best practice sharing

  • Identify and lead strategic initiatives to ensure Warehouse processes contribute to the continuous improvement initiatives across the division

Every day, Lonza’s products and services have a positive impact on millions of people. For us, this is not only a great privilege, but also a great responsibility. How we achieve our business results is just as important as the achievements themselves. At Lonza, we respect and protect our people and our environment. Any success we achieve is no success at all if not achieved ethically.

People come to Lonza for the challenge and creativity of solving complex problems and developing new ideas in life sciences. In return, we offer the satisfaction that comes with improving lives all around the world. The satisfaction that comes with making a meaningful difference.

Reference: R29164
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